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Live webcast and social media participation

Background

As a part of the UNFCCC extended work programme on long-term finance mandated by COP 18, the Long-term Finance Work Programme Wrap-up Event was held from 10 to 12 September in Incheon, Republic of Korea. This event will bring together over 100 representatives from Parties, financial institutions, private sector executives, civil society and academia. The discussions has been informed by outputs generated from a series of activities undertaken in the context of the extended work programme on long-term finance, including two meetings of experts.

Webcast and social media participation

Virtual participants were provided with opportunities to follow parts of the Wrap-up Event via live webcast and put questions, comments and information in relation to the on-going discussions via Twitter and Facebook. The questions and comments were noted and answered by the moderators at the end of the respective webcast sessions.

Day 1: Tuesday, 10 September 2013
09:00-09:45 Korea Time

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Opening session
Opening and welcome by the LTF co-chairs Mr.Naderev Sano, Philippines and Mr.Mark Storey, Sweden

Opening remarks by Mr.Kyung Ho Choo, Vice Minister of Strategy and Finance, Republic of Korea
09:45-11:00
Korea Time


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Plenary session I: Pathways for mobilizing scaled-up climate finance
This session will take a look at key features and elements that underpin likely pathways for mobilizing scaled-up climate finance to USD 100 billion per year by 2020 from multiple sources based on the insight that emerged from the two meetings of experts.
  • Barriers to longer-term planning for budgetary resources and country experiences and practices adopted to overcome them;
  • Identifying the pathways for public, private and alternative sources at aggregate level for the period leading to 2020;
  • Ways and means to achieve greater transparency, including through enhanced clarity on the sets of definitions of climate finance
Presenters
11:00-11:15
Coffee break
11:15-12:30
Korea Time


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Plenary session I: Pathways for mobilizing scaled-up climate finance (continued)

Discussants
Session format: Summary presentation by LTF co-chairs followed by responses from three discussants and a brief moderated Q&A session for all participants attending in-person and through webcast and social media
12:30-14:30
Lunch
14:30-16:00
Break out groups facilitated by:
  • Abhishek Acharya, India
  • Erik Haites, Margaree Consultants
  • Amal-lee Amin, E3G
16:00-16:30
Coffee Break
16:30-17:30
Korea Time


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Plenary reports and discussions
18:30-20:00 Reception jointly hosted by the Ministry of Strategy and Finance of the Republic of Korea and the Municipal Government of Incheon


Day 1: Tuesday, 10 September 2013
09:00-09:45 Korea Time

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WEBCAST
Opening session
Opening and welcome by the LTF co-chairs Mr.Naderev Sano, Philippines and Mr.Mark Storey, Sweden

Opening remarks by Mr.Kyung Ho Choo, Vice Minister of Strategy and Finance, Republic of Korea
09:45-11:00
Korea Time


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TO
WEBCAST
Plenary session I: Pathways for mobilizing scaled-up climate finance
This session will take a look at key features and elements that underpin likely pathways for mobilizing scaled-up climate finance to USD 100 billion per year by 2020 from multiple sources based on the insight that emerged from the two meetings of experts.
  • Barriers to longer-term planning for budgetary resources and country experiences and practices adopted to overcome them;
  • Identifying the pathways for public, private and alternative sources at aggregate level for the period leading to 2020;
  • Ways and means to achieve greater transparency, including through enhanced clarity on the sets of definitions of climate finance
Presenters
11:00-11:15
Coffee break
11:15-12:30
Korea Time


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WEBCAST
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SOCIAL
MEDIA
Plenary session I: Pathways for mobilizing scaled-up climate finance (continued)

Discussants
  • Paul Watkinson, France
  • Hussein Alfa Nafo, Mali
  • H.E. Paul Oquist, Nicaragua
    pdf-icon Pathways and roadblocks to climate finance (3351 kB)

  • Session format: Summary presentation by LTF co-chairs followed by responses from three discussants and a brief moderated Q&A session for all participants attending in-person and through webcast and social media
12:30-14:30
Lunch
14:30-16:00
Break out groups facilitated by:
  • Abhishek Acharya, India
  • Erik Haites, Margaree Consultants
  • Amal-lee Amin, E3G
16:00-16:30
Coffee Break
16:30-17:30
Korea Time


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WEBCAST
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SOCIAL
MEDIA
Plenary reports and discussions
18:30-20:00 Reception jointly hosted by the Ministry of Strategy and Finance of the Republic of Korea and the Municipal Government of Incheon


Day 2: Wednesday, 11 September 2013
09:00-10:30 Korea Time

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Plenary session II: Enabling environments and policy frameworks for effective deployment of climate finance
This session will examine and identify conditions and factors that determine effective deployment of climate finance in developing countries based on insight that emerged from the two meetings of experts on long-term finance. The presentations and discussions will focus on:
  • Factors that underpin effective deployment of climate finance at country and programme/project levels, including emerging approaches for measuring effectiveness of deployed climate finance;
  • Efforts to enhance absorptive capacity in developing countries;
  • Transparency of climate finance information
Presenters
Discussants
10:30-11:00
Coffee break
11:00-12:30
Break out groups facilitated by:
  • Pak Sum Low, Academy of Sciences, Malaysia and Bond University, Australia
  • Athena Ballesteros, World Resource Institute
  • Daisy Streatfield, United Kingdom
12:30-14:00
Lunch Break
14:00-15:30
Korea Time


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Plenary session III: Enabling environments and policy frameworks for mobilizing scaled-up climate finance
This session will identify supportive public policies, regulatory measures and financial instruments that facilitate scaled up mobilization of climate finance from multiple sources based on insight that emerged from the work undertaken in 2012 and the two meetings of experts on long-term finance.
  • Enabling environments and conducive policies required to unlock climate finance from international and domestic sources, public and private, multilateral and bilateral, to support low-carbon and climate-resilient activities in developing countries;
  • Specific policy measures required to bring down barriers to private sector finance and investments in low-carbon and climate-resilient programmes and projects in developing countries;
  • The roles of public and private finance actors and development finance institutions in achieving scaled-up climate finance.

Presenters
Discussants
  • Josue Tanaka, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
  • Jessica Brown, US State Department
  • Diann Black-Layne, Antigua and Barbuda
  • H.E. Paul Oquist, Nicaragua
    pdf-icon Enabling environments and policy framework for climate finance: The case of Nicaragua (8313 kB)

  • Session format: Summary presentation by LTF co-chairs followed by responses from three discussants and a brief moderated Q&A session for all participants attending in-person and through webcast and social media
15:30-16:00
Coffee Break
16:00-17:30
Breakout groups facilitated by
  • Gemma O Reilly, Ireland
  • Butch Bacani, United Nations Environment Programme Finance Initiative
  • Gary William Theseira, Malaysia


Day 3: Thursday, 12 September 2013
09:00-10:00 Korea Time

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Plenary reports and discussions: Sessions II and III
11:00-11:30
Coffee break
11:30-12:30
Korea Time


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Wrap-up and closure

How to participate via Facebook:

The UNFCCC secretariat has established a dedicated event Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/events/363121263815907/, where participants can put questions to the co-chairs, leave comments and post material relevant to long-term climate finance. If you haven’t already, you first need to create your own Facebook account. When you have done that, please also “share” the event page so that others can join.

How to participate via Twitter:

To participate, all you need is a Twitter account. Sign in at http://www.twitter.com and follow the hashtag #LTFchat to keep track of the Twitter conversation. You can use the same hashtag in your posts if you would like to comment to all users following the conversation. If you want to ask a question during the workshop, put it to @UN_climatetalks. You would also need to follow the @UN_climatetalks account in order to see questions and comments from other users and the respective answers.



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